[Snort-users] Snort failed to stay up after upgrade to 2.9.6.0

Jeremy Hoel jthoel at ...11827...
Wed Feb 19 14:15:06 EST 2014


What us the exact error, not looks like.  You said you compiled this
yourself, did it compile and install ok?
On Feb 19, 2014 12:03 PM, "Feroz Basir" <feroz.basir at ...11827...> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> My bad. Should have run as root :). Now I'm getting this error:
>
> Snort: symbol lookup error: snort: undefined symbol: rand_open
>
> Googling shows something to do with libdnet. Mine is ver 1.12. lddconfig
> -v shown no error.
>
> Thanks.
>
>
> Regards,
> Feroz Basir
>
> > On 20 Feb 2014, at 02:48, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...> wrote:
> >
> > try as root?
> >
> >> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 11:47 AM, Feroz Basir <feroz.basir at ...11827...>
> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I've run snort manually. Now I could see the actual error. See below:
> >>
> >> Error: can't start DAQ (-1) - socket: operation not permitted.
> >>
> >> My DAQ version is 2.0.2
> >>
> >> Any ideas? Thanks again.
> >>
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Feroz Basir
> >>
> >>> On 20 Feb 2014, at 02:01, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> -T just tests the snort.conf.
> >>>
> >>> For the next test, don't run snort off of init (that's odd that it
> >>> doesn't log anything to syslog) and run it in the foreground and see
> >>> what's failing) but run it locally:
> >>>
> >>> snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -i eth_whatever
> >>>
> >>> See what it says, see if you get too
> >>> "Commencing packet processing (pid=????)"
> >>>
> >>> Once you get there, let it run for a bit then cntrl-c to break it,
> >>> look at the info presented.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:53 AM, Feroz Basir <feroz.basir at ...11827...>
> wrote:
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>>
> >>>> /var/log/messages file shown NIC enter promiscuous mode, then NIC
> exit promiscuous mode. Nothing in syslog log file.
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks.
> >>>>
> >>>> Regards,
> >>>> Feroz Basir
> >>>>
> >>>>> On 20 Feb 2014, at 01:22, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Do you have any error messages from the syslog?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:17 AM, Feroz Basir <
> feroz.basir at ...11827...> wrote:
> >>>>>> Hi all,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I'm running snort 2.9.4.6. I upgraded to version 2.9.6.0. Smooth
> upgrade process, but then when I restarted snortd service, snort process
> failed to stay up. Messages log file shown NIC enter promiscuous mode, then
> NIC exit promiscuous mode. I've run with -T and everything was OK.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Anybody could help me, please?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Thank you.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Regards,
> >>>>>> Feroz Basir
> >>>>>>
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